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The Rembrandt Affair (Gabriel Allon)

A book by Daniel Silva

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Daniel Silva has done it again!

  • Aug 7, 2010
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From the opening pages until the final page, I was snagged in the page-turning excitement of Daniel Silva's writing. I've read the other dozen Silva novels and enjoyed each one of them. I had a high level of expectation for THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR and the author delivered with excellence.

If you are looking for some great storytelling and entertainment, you need to get this book.

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September 13, 2010
I've read them all. They're all exciting, but I'm a little bored with the formula. What makes this one worth reading?
 
September 13, 2010
Can't wait to read this!
 
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 In this latest entry in Silva's Allon saga, Gabriel and wife Chiara have hidden themselves away on a remote cliff in Cornwall, recovering from his last clandestine operation in Russia. Gabriel has no intention of coming out of retirement, but the murder of a fellow art restorer, and the theft of the masterpiece he was working on, bring him back into business as usual. What transpires is a full blown investigation replete with international arms dealings and the repercussions of Nazi war …
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"Of those writing spy novels today, Daniel Silva is quite simply the best."
-The Kansas City Star

"The perfect book for fans of well-crafted thrillers ... the kind of page- turner that captures the reader from the opening chapter and doesn't let go."
-The Associated Press


Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new novel from the #1New York Times-bestselling author.

Over the course of a brilliant career, Daniel Silva has established himself as "the gold standard" of thriller writers (Dallas Morning News) who "has hit upon the perfect formula to keep espionage-friendly fans' fingers glued to his books, turning pages in nearly breathless anticipation" (BookPage). But now, having reached "the pinnacle of world-class spy thriller writing" (The Denver Post), Silva has produced his most extraordinary novel to date-a tale of greed, passion, and murder spanning more than half a century, centered on an object of haunting beauty.

Two families, one terrible secret, and a painting to die for ...

Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian-born wife Chiara. But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past: the endearingly eccentric London art dealer, Julian Isherwood. As usual, Isherwood has a problem. And it is one only Gabriel can solve.

In the ancient English city of...
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ISBN-10: 0399156585
ISBN-13: 978-0399156588
Author: Daniel Silva
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Putnam Adult
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